Jason Richards

Head, Portfolio Technology at Hg

Jason has more than twenty five years of leadership and experience in establishing successful Global Information Technology organisations within large Global Enterprises and Mid-sized Global Corporations.

In particular, he has held ‘C’ Level Executive level positions within a series of Private Equity owned software companies and has been a key contributor in their transformation and resulting business success. He is very familiar with protecting and enhancing the value of acquisitions, the art of divestitures and has additionally been through the lifecycle of a very successful IPO.

Jason has a track record of building robust ‘Business engaged IT Organisations’ that operate on the principles of honesty, transparency, Business-IT partnerships and value creation. He is also experienced in and knowledgeable of; IT Strategy and Programme development; Global Systems Architectures (Cloud, Business Applications and Infrastructure); IT Organisational Design and Behaviours; IT Fiscal management and optimisation; Vendor Management and Commercial Negotiation and Cybersecurity.

Jason has contributed to the wider IT industry through Key Note speeches, Advisory Board/Panel contributions and through published articles and webinars.


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